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PD F 5444 E

Bureau of the Public Debt

(Revised August 2006) OMB #1535-0138

TreasuryDirect ®
Account Authorization

1. Wait until you are in the presence of a certifying individual to sign this form. Identification may be required.
2. Acceptable certifying individuals include authorized employees of insured depository institutions and corporate central credit unions.
Certification by a notary public is NOT acceptable.
3. Mail the completed authorization form to Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Public Debt, P.O. Box 7015,
Parkersburg, WV 26106-7015.

I submit this account authorization pursuant to the provisions of 31 CFR Part 363. I understand that my TreasuryDirect account will be
activated upon receipt and approval of this authorization. Under penalty of perjury, I certify the information provided is true, correct and

Social Security Number


Address Telephone (Daytime)

Instructions to Certifying Individual: Name of person who appeared and date/place of
appearance must be completed.

I certify that whose identity is known or proven to me, personally

Name of Person Who Appeared

appeared before me this day of at

Month/Year City/State

and signed this authorization.

Signature and Title of Certifying Individual

Printed Name and Title of Certifying Individual

Acceptable Certifications:
Financial Institution’s Official Seal or
Stamp (such as Corporate Seal or Name of Financial Institution
Signature Guaranteed Stamp).

City/State/ZIP Code


PRIVACY ACT AND PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT NOTICE. We’re asking for the information on this form to assist us in processing your
securities transaction requests. Our authority comes from 31 U.S.C. Ch. 31 which authorizes the Treasury Department to borrow money to pay the
public debt of the United States. Also, 26 U.S.C. 6109 requires us to use your SSN on certain forms when we report taxable income to IRS. It’s
voluntary that you provide the requested information, but without it, we may not be able to process your transaction requests. Information concerning
your securities holdings and transactions is considered confidential under Treasury regulations (31 CFR Part 323) and the Privacy Act. However, the
following routine uses of this information may include disclosure to the following persons or entities: agents and contractors who help us manage the
public debt; others entitled to the securities or payment; agencies (including disclosure through approved computer matches) determining eligibility for
benefits, finding persons we’ve lost contact with, or helping us collect debts; agencies for investigations or prosecutions; courts, counsel, and others for
litigation and other proceedings; a Congressional office asking on your behalf; and as otherwise authorized by law.
We estimate it will take you about 5 minutes to complete this form. However, you are not required to provide information requested unless a valid OMB
control number is displayed on the form. Any comments or suggestions regarding this form should be sent to the Bureau of the Public Debt, Forms
Management Officer, Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328. DO NOT SEND completed form to the above address; send to the correct address shown in the